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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Cheap hostel, very reasonable happy hour and a different event on every night for you to get to know other guests and hostel owners. The free breakfast was great too, enjoyed our stay here. Perfect for backpackers on a budget

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Kennesaw, Georgia
Reviewed 21 July 2014

The hotel was right in the middle of sex shops and clubs (which they did say on their website) but the location to the train station was great. The man who checked us in and out the next morning was horribly rude, he was in his late twenties with a beard and pony tail, I highly suggest not letting him...

Thank Tori M
Reviewed 20 July 2014

This is a pretty decent hostel, It has more of a classic Hostel feel than some of the Chain hostels that seem to be the rage these days, Rooms were tidy clean and the beds was comfortable. The bathrooms were in pretty tidy clean condition and seemed pretty new and modern, 4pm check in maybe abit of a pain, but...

1Thank mick2929
Reviewed 15 July 2014 via mobile

This hostel gives everything you would expect at a very high standard, as well as including breakfast in a very reasonable price. The atmosphere was great as well. The only downside is the location in the red light district, but this isn't a surprise as it states this on the website, it's near the train station and it's very secure...

Thank Matt A
Reviewed 11 July 2014

First of all know you are in the Red Light district! Other than feeling a little off put, the location was great to the train and easy walking distance. We were in a 8 person mixed dorm, two bathrooms for each gender on the floor The rooms were nice and I could go on and on about the showers, SO...

1Thank Ashley S
Reviewed 11 July 2014 via mobile

The location was absolutely no problem for me, being in the red light district it actually made for very entertaining viewing while eating breakfast in the morning! Security and safety are very good so there is nothing to worry about. The hostel is clean, well managed, has a great big common area to meet other guests and a decent breakfast,...

Thank chirst90
Kapstadt, Südafrika
Reviewed 10 July 2014

The hostel is located in the middle of Frankfurt - everything is in easy walking distance: train station, UBahn, river, museums, shopping, historical sights.....perfect choice if you want to get an impression of the city. Downside - it is in the middle of the red light district - but we felt safe at all times. (But could be difficult if...

Thank orlandos66
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 21 June 2014

2 nights; comfortable clean double room with private w/c & shower; on a sketchy street but good security at entrance (guests must be buzzed in); close to train station; secure place for bicycles; WiFi included; only a couple of blocks from Main river; reasonable price for Frankfurt which tends to be not bad on the weekends & crazy expensive during...

1Thank JML544
st paul, MN
Reviewed 18 June 2014

Spent 2 nights here. Great location only one block from main train station. Perfect if you are rail traveler. Like other reviews never had a problem with red light area. Two block walk brings you out of the area anyway. We had our three teenage kids with us and while they maybe had their eyes opened to the world it...

1Thank Tswords
Reviewed 15 June 2014 via mobile

Even though it is situated in the red light district it's really safe. As a female solo travel I didn't feel bothered by it. The room I stayed in was really nice and spacious. They provide you with a lockable chest to put your valuable stuff in, provided that you have a padlock. It's really big as well so you...

1Thank Sharayne K

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Isn't it strange? Germany's biggest international airport, lots of interesting destinations on the doorstep, but hard to find a bed for a backpacker? From summer 2008 on these times are over! Then, the Five Elements Hostel will open its doors to the public. In a beautiful turn of the century building right in the center of Frankfurt, we created a quality hostel, from scratch, stylish and brand new. The Five Elements Hostel is wholly dedicated to you, the traveler. ... more   less 

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Address: Moselstr. 40, 60329 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
Region: Germany > Hesse > Frankfurt > Bahnhofsviertel , Innenstadt
Price Range: $30 - $218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Five Elements Hostel Frankfurt 2*
Number of rooms: 44
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“If you want BED BUGS come here!”
cristinacX7961FF, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If snoring keeps you awake, choose a separate room.”
Little_Auk, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“siebenter stock - im sommer warm aber gute aussicht”
kirstenheller, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Depends on your budget you can chose individual rooms”
Blasco_E, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
“very quite, would recommend a flashlight so not to wake up the other patrons.”
victorbU6429DN, 30 Apr 2016 | Read review
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